Kinver Edge Rock Houses

Kinver Edge Rock Houses

Last Updated on February 19, 2024 by Suzy

Things to do at Kinver Edge Rock Houses review

Kinver Edge Rock Houses are maintained by the National Trust and are located near Stourbridge, West Midlands. The rock houses are a 15-minute walk away from Kinver Village.

The dramatic red sandstone houses are set on a high sandstone ridge with an Iron Age hill fort. Today you can visit the restored Holy Austin houses which show how life was lived in the rock until the 1960s. You can enjoy viewpoints over Shropshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire.

Look out for some natural play areas in the woods with tree stumps or den building. There are three trails around the site. There is the 4-mile-long Rock House trail where you can discover two very different rock houses, one restored and another hidden in the trees.

There is also the 2-mile woodland walk and the 1.5-mile long Heathland trail which is an easy circular walk through a rare heathland habitat. There are plenty of opportunities to take in the views and spot wildlife along the way.

FAQ and Further Information Kinver Edge Rock Houses

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving food and drinks. You are welcome to picnic outdoors.

What are the main things to do?

Dramatic red sandstone houses are set on a high sandstone ridge with an Iron Age hill fort. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

*free, – Mid-rangeu003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *free, for members of the National Trust. Non-members are £7 for an adult and £3.50 for a child. Under 5s are free, and family tickets are available.

Is there parking?

free, lay-by parking on Compton Road for the Rock Houses or on Comber Road for countryside walks on Kinver Edge.

When are they open?

The parkland is open all year and the Rock houses and cafe are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays plus mid-week during the winter. For up-to-date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Dogs are welcome.

Are they accessible?

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